ne-than'-el, neth'-a-nel (nethan'el, "God has given"; Nathanael; the King James Version Nethaneel, ne-than'-e-el):

(1) A chief or prince of Issachar (Numbers 1:8; 2:5; 7:18,23; 10:15).

(2) The 4th son of Jesse (1 Chronicles 2:14).

(3) One of the trumpet-blowers before the ark when it was brought up from the house of Obededom (1 Chronicles 15:24).

(4) A Levite scribe, the father of Shemaiah (1 Chronicles 24:6).

(5) The 5th son of Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 26:4).

(6) One of the princes whom Jehoshaphat sent to teach in the cities of Judah (2 Chronicles 17:7).

(7) A Levite who gave cattle for Josiah's Passover (2 Chronicles 35:9).

(8) One of the priests who had married foreign wives (Ezra 10:22; compare 1 Esdras 9:22).

(9) A priest registered under the high priest Joiakim (Nehemiah 12:21).

(10) A Levite musician who assisted at the dedication of the walls (Nehemiah 12:36).

John A. Lees

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'NETHANEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.